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Slam Magazine Overrates Antoine, Big Time

Via Sandy Dover's "'Toine's Shine and Blackout" article in Slam Online: I always felt Antoine was legitimately the next player of the League. He was well-coached, highly-skilled and possessed an ability to affect a game in a very tangible way, not the same way that Magic or Pippen did, but somewhere in that realm, especially... [More]

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Wolves to hire Rambis, C’s Wohl joining staff

Lakers assistant Kurt Rambis is about to become head coach of the Minnesota Timberwolves.  Rambis is expected to hire Dave Wohl as his top assistant, an Eastern Conference executive said. Let go as an assistant GM in Boston this summer, Wohl has a close relationship with Rambis and has nearly 25 years of NBA coaching... [More]

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Roy gets max extension

Roy gets max extension

I'll say up front, I'm a big fan of Brandon Roy.  He's a special player… he's clutch… and now, he's insanely rich. The Blazers have reached a 5-year maximum deal with Roy.  That means he'll now make $14 million, 2 and a half times what he made last year, and he'll get 10.5% raises each... [More]

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So THAT’S what Bill Walker sounds like

I'm sure Bill Walker has given interviews before, but I'll be damned if I've heard one.  But for 7 minutes, Bill talked to New England Cable News about everything from how the C's are the team to beat to how he still watches cartoons, to how he's working with kids to help them make healthy... [More]

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Anyone Worried About KG’s Knee or Rondo’s Head?

Via TrueHoop's Ten Summer Stories to Watch: When healthy, the Celtics of Rajon Rondo, Ray Allen, Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett are essentially unbeatable. They won a championship their one full season together and almost beat the Eastern Conference champion Magic without Garnett a few months ago. Garnett has been out of sight all summer.... [More]

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Celtics Lowball Glen Davis

Via the Boston Herald: A league source also confirmed that the Celtics finally started discussing numbers with Davis over the last week, and made an offer that was considered disappointing by the Davis camp. Davis started free agency with the hope of earning mid-level ($5.8 million) money, but has yet to draw any offers beyond... [More]

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Remember: Two Man Game tonight at 9

One more friendly reminder that the latest edition of The Two Man Game goes live tonight at 9pm.  We've also added another guest to tonight's lineup. At 9pm, Tom Ziller of NBA Fanhouse and Sactown Royalty will join us.  He's really one of the biggest names in blogging today…so it will be a good time.... [More]

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Will Dwight Howard Finally Have a Go-To Move?

Via the Orlando Sentinel: "Hakeem Olajuwon had the Dream Shake, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar had the Sky Hook, and we're working on a go-to move for Dwight," McCray said. "He has an unbelievable work ethic. He's Superman in Orlando. He's Superman in the NBA. But he works to be Superman. He just doesn't wake up and put... [More]

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Meeting Mrs. Shelden Williams

The Celtics are signing a power forward who isn't as good a player as his wife. Yup, Shelden Williams is married to the best women's basketball player on the planet – Candace Parker. Shelden isn't even the 2nd best baller in the family – that goes to Candace's brother – Cavalier guard Anthony Parker. But... [More]

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Updates on BBD and Marquis Daniels (Kinda, Not Really)

Here's what the Indy Star has to say about the Daniels sign-and-trade: There's been little progress made between the Pacers and Celtics on a possible sign-and-trade deal for Marquis Daniels. The Pacers aren't interested in guard Tony Allen, who the Celtics are willing to move. The Pacers don't want TA – I can't imagine why.... [More]

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